Meaning of ballyhoo
Pronunciation: (n.bal'ē-h"v.bal'ē-h", bal"ē-h'), [key]
— n., pl. v., -hoos, -hooed, -hoo•ing.
- a clamorous and vigorous attempt to win customers or advance any cause; blatant advertising or publicity.
- clamor or outcry.
- a halfbeak, Hemiramphus brasiliensis, inhabiting both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.
- to advertise or push by ballyhoo.
- ballyhoo (Thesaurus)